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Michael Monheit

Boston Judge Denies GlaxoSmithKline’s Request To Dismiss 5 Zofran Lawsuits

Five Zofran lawsuits have been allowed to proceed, despite GlaxoSmithKline’s efforts to have the cases dismissed. Zofran Lawsuits Survive Dismissal Request More than 350 Zofran lawsuits are now consolidated in the US District Court of Massachusetts. The Multi-District Litigation, in […]

Michael Monheit

GSK Asks Massachusetts Federal Court To Dismiss 27 Generic Zofran Lawsuits

On October 13, 2016, GlaxoSmithKline asked a federal court to dismiss all Zofran lawsuits that involve the anti-nausea drug’s generic equivalents. In a second motion, filed the same day, the company requested that all claims based in allegations of fraud be […]

Michael Monheit

Two New Zofran Lawsuits Transferred To Boston MDL

Two more Zofran lawsuits have been transferred to the US District Court of Massachusetts. In their complaints, women from Mississippi and Texas claim the potent anti-nausea drug holds the potential to cause major birth defects. With these most recent filings, […]

Michael Monheit

New Zofran Lawsuit: New York Mother Claims Anti-Nausea Drug Caused Cleft Palate

In a new Zofran lawsuit, filed on October 3, 2016, a mother from Oneida, New York claims the drug’s active ingredient caused her son to develop cleft palate and cleft lip in the womb. The woman’s case, logged as number 1:16-cv-11980-FDS, […]

Michael Monheit

Illinois Woman Says Zofran Caused “Life-Threatening” Birth Defects

Zofran is a potent anti-nausea medication manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. And while Zofran’s active ingredient, ondansetron, has never been approved for use during pregnancy, doctors frequently prescribe the drug “off-label” as a treatment for morning sickness. But hundreds of families say that […]

Michael Monheit

In Zofran Lawsuit, Texas Family Says Nausea Drug Caused Fatal Heart Defects

In a new Zofran lawsuit, parents from Brazoria, Texas – a city just outside Houston – say that GlaxoSmithKline’s potent anti-nausea drug led to tragic results in two pregnancies. Their first child, exposed to Zofran during the first trimester of […]

Michael Monheit

Zofran Lawsuit: Utah Mother Says Nausea Drug Caused Daughter’s Hip Birth Defect

To date, more than 280 families have filed Zofran birth defect lawsuits in the US District Court for Massachusetts – where the litigation has been “consolidated” for pre-trial proceedings. In Boston, these cases will proceed through several critical stages of […]

Michael Monheit

New Jersey Mother Says Zofran Caused Heart Defects, Facial Dysmorphia

In a recent Zofran lawsuit, a mother from Hainesport, New Jersey claims that her child was born with countless birth defects after being exposed to GlaxoSmithKline’s popular nausea drug. She says that her daughter, named as B.B. in court documents, suffers from a […]

Michael Monheit

Zofran Lawsuit Update: Parties Clash Over “Sequenced Discovery” Proposal

With the Zofran litigation moving along at a fast clip, Plaintiffs in more than 200 birth defect lawsuits have raised concerns over GlaxoSmithKline’s new proposal for Sequenced Discovery. Families from across the country have filed suit against GlaxoSmithKline, a multinational […]

Michael Monheit

Using Short Form Complaint, New Zofran Lawsuits Filed Directly In Boston Court

There will be a new way to file Zofran birth defect lawsuits, and several families have already used it to make their voices heard in a growing litigation against pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline. Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuit Filing Gets A Speed-Up Instead of […]